KRIV-TV is seeking a dynamic, passionate and creative Producer. Do you crave creative control? FOX26 Houston is looking for a fun and innovative full-time producer for its edgy, late-night talk/entertainment show, The Nightcap.
Live Event / On Location Services
Houston, Texas Area
Aug 24, 2023
KRIV-TV, the Fox O&O in Houston, TX, is seeking a dynamic, passionate and creative Producer.
Do you crave creative control? FOX26 Houston is looking for a fun and innovative full-time producer for its edgy, late-night talk/entertainment show, The Nightcap. We want a producer who isn’t afraid to THINK BIG and take on taboo topics you won’t see anywhere else in the Houston market. The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable about entertainment, alternative lifestyles, controversial social issues, and pop culture. You should have previous experience booking strong guests. You must be a self-starter who won’t be afraid to push the limits. You must be a collaborative, team player with a “can-do attitude” every single day. We want to win in our timeslot and drive impressions on our digital platforms including FOX Local and FOX Soul.
- Experience as a line producer for a talk show and/or news and lifestyle programming
- Must have strong control room skills and be able to time a show
- Should have strong writing skills and be able to edit video
- Knowledge of video editing, newsroom systems, such as iNews and Chyron required
- Candidate needs to understand social media, how to use it to both generate content and connect with the audience
- Must have excellent communication skills and must be able to work well with the guests and prepare them for the interview
- Strong organizational skills and leading the team to produce a quality show every time
- Work closely with the digital and social media producers to promote show content
- 5 years+ experience preferred
- You’ll be responsible for creating and managing unique and edgy show rundowns primarily for The Nightcap and other shows under the Local Programming Initiatives (LPI) umbrella, including, but not limited to The Isiah Factor: Uncensored and possible future program development.
- Act as a field producer booking location sites, guests, and overseeing field shoots with your photographer/editor
- You will be the primary show booker and should expect to develop and expand our bookings by getting out in the community and attending events.
- Produce the show with appropriate visuals, sound and graphics
- As the show producer, it will be your responsibility to work directly with your talent to develop the show segments and arrange for any show props as needed
- You will oversee the taping of the show in the control room and work with the director and production staff to bring your vision to execution
- From time-to-time you may be expected to produce or book guests during major news events
- You may be required to work other hours or weekends as necessary.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.